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Federal Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday March 15, 2020 ( 11 items )  

Air Force Reserve Command Team Visits Alabama's Only Reserve Wing
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, March 14 -- The U.S. Air Force Reserve Command issued the following news: Lieutenant Gen. Richard Scobee, Air Force Reserve Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, AFRC command chief master sergeant, spent the March unit training assembly getting to know Reserve Citizen Airmen from Alabama's only Reserve wing. During their visit to the 908th Airlift Wing March 8, Scobee and White met with small groups of Airmen throughout the day to facilitate a  more

Air University: Maxwell Announces First Coronavirus Case
MONTGOMERY, Alabama, March 14 -- Air University issued the following news: A civilian employee who works at Maxwell-Gunter is being treated and evaluated following a confirmed result for COVID-19. The person had returned home from traveling to Illinois and reported not feeling well upon return. Off-base medical agencies are monitoring and treating the individual. "The civilian employee is the first confirmed case in the state of Alabama," said Col. Patrick Carley, 42nd Air Base Wing commander  more

Air University: Maxwell Takes Precautions Against Coronavirus, Moves to HPCON Alpha
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, March 13 -- Air University issued the following news: The 42nd Air Base Wing has raised the Health Protection Condition to Alpha from zero for Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex in response to the spread of COVID-19 beginning March 13, 2020. In the case of an unusual health risk, the DoD uses health protection measures known as HPCONs, to determine what actions are needed to best protect the base populace and surrounding community. At this time, there hav  more

EPA: Air Plan Approval for Alabama
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia, March 13 -- The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a rule, published in the Federal Register on March 12, entitled: "Air Plan Approval; Alabama: Revisions to Cross-State Air Pollution Rule". The rule was issued by Mary S. Walker, Regional Administrator, Region 4. DATES: This rule is effective April 13, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Scofield, Air Regulatory Management Section, Air Planning and Implementation Branch, Air and Radiation Division, Reg  more

Fish & Wildlife Service Issues Endangered Species Notice Involving Alabama Beach Mouse
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia, March 12 -- The Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a notice, published in the Federal Register on March 10, entitled: "Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; Incidental Take Permit Application, Habitat Conservation Plan for the Alabama Beach Mouse, Gulf Shores, AL; Categorical Exclusion". The notice was issued by William Pearson, Field Supervisor, Alabama Field Office. DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before April 10, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTA  more

Maxwell Air Force Base Announces First Coronavirus Case
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, March 14 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Education and Training Command issued the following news: A civilian employee who works at Maxwell-Gunter is being treated and evaluated following a confirmed result for COVID-19. The person had returned home from traveling to Illinois and reported not feeling well upon return. Off-base medical agencies are monitoring and treating the individual. "The civilian employee is the first confirmed case in the state of Alabama," sai  more

Maxwell Air Force Base Announces First Coronavirus Case
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, March 14 -- The U.S. Air Force's 42nd Air Base Wing issued the following news: A civilian employee who works at Maxwell-Gunter is being treated and evaluated following a confirmed result for COVID-19. The person had returned home from traveling to Illinois and reported not feeling well upon return. Off-base medical agencies are monitoring and treating the individual. "The civilian employee is the first confirmed case in the state of Alabama," said Col. Patrick  more

Maxwell Takes Precautions Against Coronavirus, Moves to Health Protection Condition Alpha
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, March 13 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: The 42nd Air Base Wing has raised the Health Protection Condition to Alpha from zero for Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex in response to the spread of COVID-19 beginning March 13, 2020. In the case of an unusual health risk, the DoD uses health protection measures known as HPCONs, to determine what actions are needed to best protect the base populace and surrounding community.  more

Officer Training School Suspends Public Attendance for Upcoming Graduation
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, March 12 -- The U.S. Air Force (42nd Air Base Wing) issued the following news: Air University's Officer Training School has suspended guest presence at the awards ceremony and graduation parade this week out of caution to minimize potential spread of COVID-19. The Department of Defense and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend implementing social distancing measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and minimizing large gatherings. "While ther  more

Officer Training School Suspends Public Attendance for Upcoming Graduation
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama, March 12 -- Air University issued the following news: Air University's Officer Training School has suspended guest presence at the awards ceremony and graduation parade this week out of caution to minimize potential spread of COVID-19. The Department of Defense and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend implementing social distancing measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and minimizing large gatherings. "While there are no cases in Alabama  more

USACE West Point To Host Free Boating Safety Course
MOBILE, Alabama, March 13 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Mobile District issued the following news release: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at West Point Lake -- in partnership with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 08-01 -- will conduct a personal watercraft and boating safety course April 11, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST at the West Point Project Management Office in West Point, Georgia. This free USCG Auxiliary course will pro  more